Learning Center

Welcome to the Learning Collaborative. This learning centre is intended to be a gathering place where users share the latest knowledge and evidence to catalyze innovation, sustain the HIV response and end AIDS for every child by 2020.

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Document Download Description Year
Case study screenshot: Integration of HIV into humanitarian response Case Study: Integration of HIV into Cyclone Idai response in Malawi, Mozambique and Zimbabwe

This multi-country case study from the UNICEF Eastern and Southern Africa Regional Office highlights important HIV-specific interventions that were integrated into the emergency cyclone resp

2020
Improving HIV Service Delivery for Infants Children and Adolescents cover Improving HIV Service Delivery for Infants Children and Adolescents

In June 2019, UNICEF convened a group of about 40 global experts from 24 organizations and institutions to advance the collective thinking on paediatric HIV service delivery.

2019
Emtct cover Global guidance on criteria and processes for validation of EMTCT.pdf

In developing this revised document, WHO and the GVAC considered the input of national
programmes, regional validation teams and committees, and experts in the areas of programme,

2018
Adolescent-friendly health services for adolescents living with HIV: from theory to practice Adolescent-friendly health services for adolescents living with HIV: from theory to practice

This publication primarily seeks to define and clarify the key elements of adolescent-friendly health services to help ensure that adolescents living with HIV receive appropriate and effective trea

2019
Q3-Research Summary Q3 2019 Newsletter - Research Summary

Download a selection of abstracts related to children, HIV and AIDS published in peer-reviewed journals between July and October 2019.

2019
ICASA 2019 roadmap ICASA 2019 Roadmap: 'Three Frees' sessions

 

2019
improving service delivery Brief: Improving paediatric service delivery

The paediatric service delivery framework presents strategies to address bottlenecks across the care continuum for each population: infants, children and adolescents.

2019
UNICEF HIV Investment cases briefs For every child, end AIDS: An investment opportunity for the private sector , Eliminate MTCT of HIV: An investment opportunity for the private sector , Prevent HIV in adolescents: An investment opportunity for the private sector , Close the HIV treatment gap for children: An investment opportunity for the private sector

 

The four investment cases above highlight opportunities for the private sector to engage in the global HIV response for infants, children and adolescents in partnership with UNICEF.

2019
Brief: Going the 'last mile' to EMTCT (Dec 2019) , Presentation: What will it take to achieve the EMTCT goals for children in Africa? (ICASA 2019) , White Paper: Going the 'last mile' to EMTCT (Feb 2020)

 

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2019
PATA cover Live Webinars Invite for PATA Summit 2019
Integrated Testing for TB and HIV in Zimbabwe Brief Integrated Testing for TB and HIV using GenExpert Devices Expands Access to Near-POC (English) , Integrated Testing for TB and HIV using GenExpert Devices Expands Access to Near-POC (French)

This brief summarizes lessons learned from Zimbabwe’s pilot implementation of integrated or multi-disease testing.

2019
Accelerating Access to POC VL Testing Brief Accelerating Access to Point-of-Care Viral Load Testing for Pregnant and Breastfeeding Women Living With HIV (English) , Accelerating Access to Point-of-Care Viral Load Testing for Pregnant and Breastfeeding Women Living With HIV (French)

This brief highlights the current scenario of policies and programmes related to point-of-care viral load testing among pregnant and breastfeeding women living with HIV.

2019
Research on children and HIV published in Q2 of 2019 Research Summary - Q2 2019 Newsletter

The Learning Collaborative draws on scientific research published in the second

Quality Assurance Costing Tool image Quality Assurance Costing Tool.xlsx

This excel-based tool is designed to help countries model the cost of a comprehensive quality assurance (QA) program.

Site Monitoring Site Monitoring Guidance , Hub Testing Site - POC-EID.pdf , Spoke Site - POC-EID.pdf , Stand Alone Testing Site - POC-EID.pdf

Regular monitoring of POC EID implementation sites is cr

Post-Market Surveillance

Post-market surveillance aims to ensure that IVDs continue to meet the same quality, safety and performance requirements as wh

2018
competency Assessment Guide Guidanceon Competency Assessments for POC EID Testing , Form_Abbott-mPIMA_POC , Form_Cepheid-Xpert-HIV-1-qual_POC-EID

Regular assessments of the competency of POC EID device operators are crucial for ensuring the quality of the testing procedure at an individual level, and can also serve as a key component of a PO

2018
3 frees report Three Frees Partner Events at IAS2019

The 10th International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Science will be hosted in Mexico City, Mexico, on 21-24 July 2019.

2019
Integrated EID-VL Product and Site Selection Analysis Tool - Dummy Data Integrated EID-VL Product and Site Selection Analysis Tool - Dummy Data 2015
cover of HIV Viral Load and Early HIV Viral Load and Early Infant Diagnosis Selection and Procurement Information Tool 2017